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20th May 2020News

Sarah Przybylska and Julia Faure Walker have been appointed Treasury Counsel

Sarah Przybylska and Julia Faure Walker have been appointed Treasury Counsel by the Attorney General, Suella Braverman QC. Treasury Counsel are based at the Central Criminal Court and are instructed to prosecute the most serious and high-profile cases. 2 Hare Court has maintained a presence in Treasury Counsel’s Room for many decades. Previous appointees include: […]

13th May 2020News

IICSA begins country’s first virtual public inquiry hearings

Nikita McNeill appeared as junior counsel to the Inquiry as the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse commenced the UK’s first virtual public inquiry hearings on Monday. The Inquiry’s investigation into child sexual abuse in religious organisations and settings was forced to halt hearings on 16th March 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic […]

6th May 2020News

Permission to apply for judicial review granted in challenge to new terrorism law

At an oral hearing at the high court yesterday, Mohammed Zahir Khan was granted permission to apply for judicial review of the new release provisions enacted in the Terrorist Offenders (Restriction of Early Release) Act 2020. Robert Dacre was led by Hugh Southey QC and instructed by Heather Bolton and Annalisa Moscardini of Scalans Solicitors […]